The Orion

Spillway evacuees tell their stories

Many evacuees received donations from locals including clothing, shoes, and water. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Nicole Henson

February 21, 2017

Caitlyn Richter remembers flashing notifications on her phone that read the Oroville Dam emergency spillway was going to fail within the hour. She was told it was going to fail. Not that it might. An emergency evacuation of surrounding areas affected both students and faculty of Chico State. Professors...

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